New UEFI BIOS – friendlier and more Intuitive
Exclusive EZ Mode adds useful info to become even easier
Media-renowned UEFI BIOS from ASUS provides the smoothest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS,
and now features more intuitive functions to quickly take you to favorite BIOS pages and frequently-accessed
settings through custom shortcuts. You can even write quick notes in-BIOS for future reference, view
an activity log of setting changes and modifications, and rename SATA ports. EZ Mode has a whole
new look, upgraded with extra-friendly capabilities like detailed fan controls, XMP profile settings,
SATA information, and fast clock adjustment. Together, these perfect your BIOS experience.
USB 3.0 Boost (UASP Support)
170% faster transfer speeds than traditional USB 3.0
ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) in Windows 8.
With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased
up to 170%, adding to already fast USB 3.0 performance. ASUS software automatically
accelerates data rates for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without any user interaction.
Easy memory removal
Even if you work with a smaller case, plugging in memory is easy with one-sided clips that are
right at the edge of the board and always accessible. Just push down on the clip and push or
pull RAM modules in or out – couldn’t be simpler!
Windows 8 Exclusive Features
ASUS Boot Setting
Multiple startup options
Thanks to ASUS Windows 8 hardware optimization, ASUS Boot Setting provides better flexibility in
customizing your PC’s startup process. You can shorten system boot-up time to 2-seconds* for a
smoother user experience under Windows 8, and even previous versions of Windows. Also, you
can enter the BIOS directly with one click through a user-friendly interface, and quickly select your
preferred system boot up method: either get to the OS in seconds or opt for regular boot up.
Whatever your choice, settings are saved and persistent, with no need to choose every time you power on.
AI Suite 3
One-stop access to innovative ASUS features
ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a brand new user experience through a clearer and more attractive
interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one
simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds,
voltages and more. This all-in-one app offers diverse and easy to use functionality, with no need to
switch back and forth between different utilities.
4K Ultra HD ready
Discover future visual experiences
Following up on popular 1080p full HD, 4K Ultra HD is the next big thing, and you’re ready for
the upgrade thanks to integrated graphics that natively support up to 4096 x 2160 via HDMI or
DisplayPort. That’s four times the pixel count of 1080p (1920 x 1080), offering incredible visual clarity, detail, and realism.